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Morton Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 M85
Scope and Contents Genealogy material compiled by Mr. William S. Morton and his wife, Mrs. Margaret H. Morton of Farmville, Virginia which trace the descendants of Joseph Morton of Prince Edward County, Virginia and allied families.  Includes primary source material, such as the 1830 daybook of the J. J. Dupuy Company of Charlotte Court House. Also, contains typescript of Richard Lee Morton's copy of Hugh Blair Grigsby's notes on the Robert Rose Diary  and of William Cryer's transcript of the Charles Campbell...
Dates: 1830-1978

Order of the First Families of Virginia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01246
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of the certication of incorporation of the Order of the First Families of Virginia, 1607-1620, with accompanying correspondence designating the College of William and Mary as the home of the Charter. Also included is a document signed by George M. Bryant, Jr., of the State Corporation Commission, which verified that the photocopy was a true copy of the charter.

Photostats likely made in 1979 or 1980. Certificate dated 1980, program dated 1979.

Dates: 1979, 1980

Pace Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68 P12
Scope and Contents

Genealogy material of the Pace Family of Virginia and other branches in the United States.

Dates: 1947-2006

Thomas E. Pugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00005
Scope and Contents The papers of Rev. Thomas E. Pugh, who was the minister of the Williamsburg Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1952-1981. Collection includes both personal and ministerial related material.  Early photograph albums show Pugh's childhood but his correspondence and papers begin with his student days at the University of Richmond in 1940.  He attended Crozer Theological Seminary and Harvard University Chaplain School before becoming an Army Chaplain in 1944.  His first...
Dates: 1914-2001; Majority of material found in 1941-1998

Robb-Bernard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R54
Scope and Contents Papers, 1800-1901, of and relating to John Hipkins and John Hipkins Bernard (mostly accounts); of and relating to members of the Hipkins, Bernard and Robb families; and relating to the Hipkins-Bernard-Robb home "Rose Hill," Caroline County, Va. (later renamed "Gay Mont") and to Bernard's lands in Alabama, Texas and Arkansas. Includes diaries, correspondence, poems, accounts and account books of women (Elizabeth Hipkins, Jane Gay Robertson Bernard, and Helen Struan Bernard Robb); and legal...
Dates: 1665-2001; Majority of material found in 1850-1950

Robertson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01230
Scope and Contents

Letters and papers; 1730-1950, of the Robertson family. Also includes genealogical material concerning the family of William B. Robertson, Lynchburg, Va. with references to Archibald Robertson, Mary Robertson, Robert S. Robertson, and Wyndham Robertson. Also includes genealogical information on the Waller, Macon, Garland, and Meredith families.

Dates: 1730-1950

Caroline Baytop Sinclair Papers, 1938-1993

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.73
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Dr. Caroline Baytop Sinclair and notes concerning her research of John Sinclair, Revolutionary and War of 1812 privateer. Collection also includes articles and clippings about John Sinclair, a Baytop genealogy, as well as correspondence about a piece of furniture given to the College of William and Mary.

The book, "The Kidnapped Child" a novel about Henry Sinclair, written by Caroline B. Sinclair, 1983.

Addition 1995.05 added as Folder 10.

Dates: 1938-1993

Southampton County, Va. Letters and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00099
Scope and Contents Contains letters, bills, receipts, business accounts, and miscellaneous personal writings of the Laine and Travis families of Southampton County, Va. The bulk of the collection concerns the business and general financial affairs of the Laine family, particularly Jeremy and Miles Laine. It also contains several short personal writings of the Travis family, who were the final owners of Nat Turner prior to his rebellion. This includes the names and birthdays of many members of the family...
Dates: 1798- 1897

Stith Family Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.428
Scope and Contents Working papers and correspondence of Estie Stith Crabbe in preparation for a book on the genealogy of the Stith Family, Hardaway Family and collateral families.  Includes research notes, typed transcriptions of research material and correspondence with professional genealogists, researchers from her family and Stith Family members from all over the United States.  Estie Stith Crabbe typed transcriptions of much of her research, including many letters she received from researchers and Stith...
Dates: 1868-1967; Majority of material found in 1932 - 1967

Strother Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.76
Scope and Contents

Four volumes of Strother family genealogy and one newsletter. Included are "Houses of Strother: Descendants of William Strother I, King George County, Virginia," Vols. I & II.

Dates: 1993-1994

Thomas Jefferson Stubbs Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 St9
Scope and Contents Collection includes a lot of genealogical notes and copies of wills compiled by Thomas Jefferson Stubbs but also report cards, class notes, and letters of different Stubbs family members. An oration delivered by Thomas Jefferson Stubbs, Sr. before the Phoenix Literary Society is also included as well as his application for the professorship at William & Mary. There are letters written William Carter Stubbs while a student at William & Mary,letters of John Catlett Stubbs while...
Dates: 1789-1933

William Carter Stubbs Papers (II)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 St95
Scope and Contents Collection is chiefly handwritten notebooks containing genealogical notes and notes on the history of Gloucester County, Va.; and notes on various families (especially Booth, Cooke, and Catlett). Also includes copies of the Abingdon Parish Register and the Botetourt Lodge Masonic Book, 1800-1809; and pictures of buildings and houses, mostly in Gloucester County. Added to Box 4, Folder 4:  a paper, "Louisiana's Part in the Confederate War" by two female high school students of...
Dates: 1786-1930

Earl Gregg Swem Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 82 Swem4, 2000.049
Scope and Contents

Papers collected by Earl Gregg Swem concerning the genealogies of his family and the family of his wife Lilia Hansbrough Swem. Families on which there is data include Swem (Swaim), Luce, Gregg, Wright, Farish and Smith. Includes written histories, documents, genealogical charts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Addition 2000.49 is described on PDF inventory.

Dates: 1719-1982

Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.165
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of personal papers, genealogy material and family photographs, gathered by Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem. Included are original documents, notes on the Swem, Gregg and Wright families, correspondence among family members regarding genealogy, articles, books, publications and diaries by or about the families, photographs of family members, including one of Dr. Earl Gregg Swem, Sr., Earl Gregg Swem, Jr., and Earl Gregg Swem, III, and material on Earl Gregg Swem's...
Dates: 1856-1996; Majority of material found in 1950-1970

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family.There are papers of other people who are not...
Dates: 1811-1954

Nelle Favil Richardson Tonkin and Maurice Bradley Tonkin, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00286
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, papers, photographs, tintypes, and genealogical material relating to the Richardson and Tonkin famillies. Nelle Favil Richardson and her son were both graduates of the College of William and Mary, 1923 and 1956, respectively.

Dates: 1889-1999

Tyler Family Papers, Group F

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T97 Group F
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of letters, historical sketches, wills, genealogical charts and coats of arms of Virginia families. The majority of these papers are genealogical inquiries made to Lyon Gardiner Tyler. Very few of Tyler's responses are included but the inquiries contain information.

One reel of microfilm for the Register Index for Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co.,1671-1761, is available in the Swem Library Microforms Collection.

Dates: 1880-1935

Tyree Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 73 T99
Scope and Contents Tyree collection of research notes of Virginia families compiled from Virginia county records. Notebooks containing genealogical information compiled by Young Tyree. Concerns mostly Virginia counties and families, but also includes notes from Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Scotland and England. Tyree took notes on looseleaf paper of land patents and arranged the pages in binders by county and by patentee in alphabetical orders. Families he was particularly...
Dates: 1960-1970

William and Mary Quarterly Records

 Collection
Identifier: 00/02/01/07/UA 64
Scope and Contents Acc. 1988.001 consists of two boxes of correspondence arranged alphabetically.  The correspondence is primarily about business aspects of publishing the Quarterly, but also includes genealogical information, editorial comments, some article manuscripts, a list of advertisers (1910-1913), and some fliers. Acc. 1988.113 consists of one box of correspondence between Earl G. Swem and various  printers, authors, and others about the William and Mary Quarterly (2d Series)....
Dates: 1893-1944

William G. Stanard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00579
Scope and Contents Letters, 1888-1928, written to William G. Stanard, secretary of the Virginia Historical Society and editor of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography concerning historical and genealogical matters. Includes letters from Benjamin Stoddert Ewell, J. Franklin Jameson, Lyon G. Tyler, and W. A. R. Goodwin. Some of the letters concern the College of William and Mary and the history of Williamsburg, Va. June 15, 1925, letter from W. G. Stanard to E.G. Swem concerning a portrait of General R....
Dates: 1888-1928

Wingfield-Britton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00365
Content Description

Photos, letters, a diary, an account book, and an album belonging to members of the Wingfield-Britton family. The collection ranges from pre-civil war to the 1980s, with the bulk of the material dated around the early 1900s. The correspondence covers a number of topics including health and family life, farming, and travel in the north-western valley region of Virginia.

Dates: 1857-1983

Wissler-Mayer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.223
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1830s-1950s, of the Wissler, Mayer, and Erb families of Grottoes and Columbia Furnace, Virginia, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Included are photographs, an autograph album, a manuscript cookbook, receipts, two ledgers, a Bible and hymn book, a Wissler family record for the descendants of William Franklin Wissler and Elizabeth Mayer (m. 1890), and correspondence.

For a more detailed description see finding aid link below.

Dates: 1835-1952

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College of William and Mary. Swem Library 2
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Luce family 2
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Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
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Adams family 1
Adams, Linda Friend, 1943-2008 1
Allan family 1
Allison White and Company 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Anderson Seminary 1
Baird family 1
Ball family 1
Barron family 1
Baytop family 1
Bernard Family 1
Bevill family 1
Bird family 1
Bozarth family 1
Broome family 1
Byrd family 1
Cabell family 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876 1
Carey family 1
Carrington family 1
Carter, Mary B. 1
Cary family 1
Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914 1
Catlett family 1
Centenary Church 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. Phoenix Literary Society 1
Cook family 1
Cowden, Gerald Steffens, b. 1940 1
Crabbe, Estie Stith, 1887-1982 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Cryer, William 1
Dornin family 1
Dula family 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Erb family 1
Ewell family 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 1
Ewell, Elizabeth S., 1814- 1
Exchange Bank of Virginia 1
Fairfax family 1
Farish family 1
Farmer's Register 1
Fitzhugh family 1
Forrest Family 1
Galbraith family 1
Galt family 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Gregory family 1
Gregory family. 1
Grigsby family 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Guy family 1
Hansbrough family 1
Hardaway family 1
Harrison family 1
Hipkins family 1
Hunter family 1
Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887 1
Jefferson family 1
Koontz, Amos Ralph, 1890-1965 1
Lacy family 1
Laine Family 1
Langhorne family 1
Longwood University 1
Macon, Gideon, 1648-1702 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 1
Mayer family 1
Meade family 1
Meredith family 1
Moore family 1
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New York Weekly Journal of Commerce 1
Office of the President 1
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 1
Parr, Fay Lyonel, 1913-2008 1
Petersburg Index (Va.) 1
Pugh family 1
Pugh, Thomas E., 1917-2006 1
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